Two cases of acute myeloblastic leukemia (M2 type) with karyotypes 45X,-X,t(6;8)(q27;q22),inv(9) and 46,XY,t(8;21)(q22;q22),del(9)(q22).

Two patients with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) are described. The first case is that of a patient with AML who had a low leukocyte alkaline phosphatase level associated with a variant (6;8)(q27;q22) translocation, coupled with loss of an X chromosome in bone marrow and unstimulated blood cells. The second case is that of an AML patient in whom the… CONTINUE READING